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Desert Victory


Published 1943
Topics WWII, Documentary


A featureless land fit only for war, as the narrator, J. L. Hodson stated in the early scenes. "If war was to be fought then let it begin here". In endless miles of rock-strewn scrub desert, where civilians hardly existed.
Desert Victory tells the story of the Allied campaign to drive Germany and Italy from North Africa is analysed, with the major portion of the film examining the battles at El Alamein, including some re-enactment


Run time 70 min.
Producer David MacDonald
Production Company Royal Air Force Film Production Unit
Audio/Visual sound, black & white
Contact Information www.k-otic.com


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Reviewer: Jilly9 - - January 22, 2012
Subject: Winner of 1944 Oscar
Won "Best Documentary Feature" at the 16th Academy Awards in 1944.
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